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ABC
Jan 18, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> and dr. jill biden, the vice president's wife is in veteran's hospital this afternoon and met with severely wounded troops at the hospital's state of the art trauma center where they're being treated. >> this is dr. jill biden's visit involved with first lady fishel obama in their initiative in a program honoring and supports veterans and their families. she met with army veterans recovering from severe wounds. this 20-year-old lost his left foot and part of his arm before an ied exproceeded near him. the 38-year-old staff sargeant suffered a spinal cord injury when shot in the chest this, 26-year-old specialist is being treated for traumatic brain injury. he was in a coma for a month. >> and the vice president's wife listened to what doctors in and the pairn yents said. >> they crushed my skull. >> the vet transhoped they got their message across. >> which -- wanted to know that we're being taken care of pretty good here, everybody is answering questions. no question goes unanswered here, they're real good. >> and i'd like to thank her for allowing and stopping by. ensuring those
ABC
Jan 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
center, specializing in treating traumatic brain injuries. that is where dr. jill biden chose to spend her afternoon. >> she's been involved with michelle obama in an initiative called joining forces honoring veterans and families. they she met with three army veterans recovering from wounds suffered on the fields of afghanistan. and. >> an id exploded near him. this 38-year-old staff sargeant saifrd spinal cord injury when shot in the chest. this 26-year-old specialist is being treated for traumatic brain injury. he was in a coma for a month. >> and this is the vice president wife spoke little during the meeting, listening to what doctors said. >> and dr. biden spent a little over an hour here. >> want her to know everybody is answering our question. no question goes. and this is real good. >> and to like to thank them for these medical things for the family and soldier that's are all taken care of. >> there are 2 beds in that trauma center. and there are is one footnote. the bidens son serve aid year in iraq. >> secretary of defense said the pentagon is trying to sell what may be tho
KOFY
Jan 18, 2012 9:00pm PST
panetta says because of underreporting the real number is closer to 19,000. >>> dr. jill biden the vice president's wife visited the veteran's hospital in palo alto. she met with severely wounded troops at the state of the art trauma center where they are being treated. vic lee has the story. >> ins dr. jill biden's first visit to a veteran's administration polytrauma center. she has been heavily involvedy first lady michelle obama in their initiative called joining forces. she met with three army veterans recuperating from severe wounds suffered on the battlefields of afghanistan. jeffrey lost his left foot and part of his arm when an eid exploded near him. roberto flores suffered a spinal cord injury when was shot in the chest. another is being treated for traumatic brain injury. he was in a coma for a month. >> did you lose all of your eye sight or just partial? >> the vice president's wife spoke little during the meet. she mostly listened intently to what doctors and the three patients said. >> fractured by skull. >> dr. biden spent a little over an hour here. the veterans hope
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2012 10:30am EST
. jill biden's campaign called "joining forces." this is their effort that you've seen probably in both public and more private venues to recognize, honor and really support our nation's veterans service members and their families and give them the support that we believe they have earned, and i think most believe they've earned it after more than ten years at war. we're doing it in a way to energize action above and beyond that which is already going on with the federal government. so this is really an engagement effort with the private sector. energizing action from individuals, businesses, communities, faith-based institutions and nonprofits and asking each of them to honor and recognize and support the 1% of american whose have served and their families overen years. not well known throughout the country, that's the case, but literally less than 1% who have carried this fight if you will, for ten years and us a might imagine and other dpofolks can k to this, the challenges of being at war for ten years have long since arisen, but you can have several concrete examples. a couple
FOX
Jan 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
alto opened its doors to the wife of vice president joe biden. it was dr. jill biden's first visit to the campus and she came to both listen and learn. >> everybody knows you. [ laughter ] >> reporter: today the vice president's wife met three men wounded at war. one shot in the chest, one hit by an i.e.d. >> right next to me. >> reporter: another fractured his skull. their scars are visible, their stories never seem to fade and dr. jill biden says she knows their physical and emotional recovery is a journey in itself. >> i also want to say thank you to the doctors and the nurses, because really, i know what a group effort it all is, and they're the ones who carry you through, right, and make the difference in your lives. >> reporter: dr. biden's visit here to the campus in palo alto comes with a purpose. not just to hear the stories of injured veterans, but also to learn more about poly trauma. >> so few people even remember we're at war. >> reporter: carey childress is with the palo alto healthcare system. >> we came up with poly trauma, because it was so rare that any of these men
FOX
Jan 12, 2012 6:00am EST
effort led by mrs. obama and vice president joe biden's wife, dr. jill biden. >>> president obama continues his re-election push at a fundraiser yesterday. he didn't specifically mention romney but he did tell supporters there will be a clear choice in the november election. >> gop contenders are focusing on south carolina. >> reporter: gop candidates are in south carolina trying to connect with voters hard hit by the economy. at pa a's break northwest nook in spartanburg, bread and butterers are on everyone's mind. >> jobs. jobs is number one and then our security overseas. we don't hear enough from the candidates about the security overseas. >> south carolina, that is two. the most important things, getting the debt under control and getting the economy under control. >> reporter: although south carolina vote are trend more socially conservative than that you are count are parts in new hampshire, mitt romney's win in that state and iowa can only help, says this political science professor. >> i think there will be momentum. i don't think it is going to catapult him into a massiv
FOX
Jan 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
energy and education. i believe this is dr. jill biden the wife of the vice president entering now. we are going to bring you the president's address live in its entirety. again he is expected to enter the chambers here right at 6:00. >>> bay area voters have their own ideas on what they would like to hear from the president tonight. rita williams is at a bar-b-que restaurant where they are getting ready to watch the speech. >> reporter: out on the street he may have a little harder time trying to convince others that we talked with today that he can make a difference this year, and four years from now. >> yeah i did i voted for obama in 08 and i won't do it again because he's like a joker in batman. he turned into the joker. >> i think obama has a real problem. he gets no support from his congress and they are too partisan. and he's power hungry and i think they're all a bunch of bums. >> i think he's doing the best job he can do up against all these ignorant illiterates. >> reporter: we talked with folks on the streets, some previous obama supporters some not. and they had a laun
NBC
Jan 18, 2012 6:00am PST
handshake. >>> the vice president's wife, dr. jill biden, will visit wounded warriors at the va hospital in palo alto. it's part of her work with michelle obama to support vets and her families. following that visit, she and the obama administration's chief technology officer will attend an event in san francisco. >>> the captain of that partially sunken cruise ship in italy says he ended up in a lifeboat by accident. this morning, british newspaper "the telegraph" reporting francesco schettino told interrogators he tripped and he then fell into the lifeboat. friday's accident killed 11 people. today's search had to be suspended, again, because the cruise ship started moving in those choppy waters. >>> on the a great way to start the morning, but hundreds of oakland city workers are bracing for pink slips in oakland today. "today in the bay's" christie smith joins us live with the bad news. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura. this is a big hit for city workers here in oakland. about half the workforce, 1,500 people, are expected to get pink slips starting today. now, t
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2012 11:00am PST
. she's a high school senior from long island, new york. and dr. jill biden is sharing her family's struggle with military deployment in a children's book titled "don't forget nana, god bless troops," outlining her granddaughter's experience while her father was serving in iraq. she will give all proceeds to charities that support military families. those are the things we just thought you should know. fferent? the sleep number bed. the magic of this bed is that you're sleeping on something that conforms to your individual shape. you can adjust it to whatever your needs are. so whatever you feel like, the sleep number bed's going to provide it for you. and now, the company that redefined sleep is redefining memory foam. save $400 on our all-new memory foam bed. and at our white sale, stock up and save on our exclusive bedding collection. only at the sleep number store, where queen mattresses start at just $699. >>> i'm martin bashir. coming up at the top of the hour, breaking news as the obama administration is expected to reject the keystone xl pipeline and republicans in congress
MSNBC
Jan 24, 2012 8:00pm EST
president was saying. we expect to see members of the supreme court arriving, there is dr. jill biden the vice president's wife, greeting some of the named guests we have been told will be here tonight sitting in the first lady's box seats. a lot of those people helped tell stories the president will be making about policy over the course of his speech. you see mark kelly, the astronaut, the navy come pat veteran who is the husband of gabrielle giffords, the congress woman the victim of an attempted assassination a year ago. she will be resigning from congress this week. she will be in attendance tonight, we expect her to be arriving shortly. chris matthews is which is in washington,al sharpton, ezra klein, lawrence o'donnell, are are with me. looking at jill biden, meeting people who will be the subject of the speech, do you feel like the president has more to gain or more to lose from this speech? there is a way this could benefit him greatly or are there risks? >> it's unlikely to have any real effect in any way within the next several days. that what is history shows us, in fact georg
NBC
Jan 18, 2012 7:00am PST
luncheon. dr. jill biden will visit wounded warriors at the hospital in palo alto, to support veterans and their families. following that visit, she and the obama administration's chief technology officer will attend an event in san francisco. >>> okay. let's check that forecast now with meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good morning. it is chilly out there. but it's still dry. this is the last dry day before the rain starts. rain in the forecast every day, starting tonight through tuesday. right now, the bulk of the moisture sits to our north. heading through tomorrow morning, showers will fly south to the golden gate bridge and then heavy periods of rain later tomorrow afternoon followed by another system on friday that will bring inches of rain even to the south bay. and then a third, more potent winter storm arrives just in time for that niners game. make sure you have your poncho ready to go if you're going to see that championship game. >>> a couple of accidents cleared finally from great america parkway and lawrence expressway. slow from the 680/280 interchange, slow a
FOX
Jan 18, 2012 5:00am PST
vice president's wife jill biden will be making appearances in the bay area today. dr. biden will visit the va palo alto trauma center. she will also attend a technology event in san francisco called apps for heros. that at 2:45. >>> many 49ers fans will be staying close to their computers this morning. tickets for sunday's nfc championship game go on sale at 10:00 a.m. for some people. tara moriarty joins us now from candle stick park. tara. >> reporter: there they be 66,000 seats at candle stick park but season ticketholders will get dibs on the bulk of those. meanwhile on places like stub hub, prices are skyrocketing to meet demand. the average ticket price is more than $600. in the wake of last weekends rivetting gambiense the saints, people are clambering for tickets and willing to do anything to grab a seat for the chance to watch the niners take on the new york giants. 49ers officials want to remind desperate fans not to fall pray to counterfeiters. they recommend buying from representable brokers. some ticketholders may opt to sell their tickets. a good sale will pay for a
FOX
Jan 18, 2012 7:00am PST
jill biden will also be in the bay area today. dr. bide epp end will visit the palo alto rehabilitation center at 12:30 this afternoon. she will also attend a technology event in san francisco called yaps for heroes at 2 clover 45. we have new information for bay area travelers heading to the northwest. alaska airlines is already cancelled dozens of its early morning flights in and out of the seattle and portland airports. that is due to the legion's worst snowstorm in more than 25 years. we just checked with bay area airports. the northwest storm has also forced the cancellation of at least one flight from sfo to seattle. another flight from sfo to portland is expected to be cancelled soon. >>> a public hearing will be held don't in sunnyvale on the mount restoration project. you can comment on a preliminary environmental impact report. the mount is in the santa cruz mountains on the former site of the almaden air force station. the mid-peninsula regional open stays district now owns the land. they want to tear down old military buildings and add several attractions, inc
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